Distinguished historian Prof Tony Ballantyne will be Otago University's new head of external engagement.
A fire strategy for the Mackenzie Basin will be developed following the devastating fire that has turned up to 50 Lake Ohau Village homes to ash.
The Dunedin City Council is investigating the cost of exporting waste from Dunedin amid opposition to a proposed landfill near Brighton Beach.
Up to five new independent members could help the Grow Dunedin Partnership address concerns raised in a review critical of the partnership tasked with supporting Dunedin’s economic development.
Fears people were trapped inside a burning Dunedin house this afternoon appear to be unfounded.
Ongoing discussions regarding a possible new energy scheme for Dunedin will require some decisions to be made in the coming months, Southern Partnership Group chairman Pete Hodgson says.
Flooding in February wiped out many whitebait huts and stands in the South at the start of the year, so when whitebaiting begins today, many in the South will be playing catch-up, Southland...
Contact tracing will be "critical" in the coming days as Dunedin returns to Covid-19 Alert Level 2, Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins says.
One system should be used for all New Zealand councils for every election and that system should be the single transferable vote, Dunedin’s Peter Barron says.
A lot of time had passed and there had been major social and environmental changes since the DCC last consulted on putting a landfill near Brighton, a parade of residents have told city councillors.
The appointment of an acting chief executive for the Dunedin City Council will be made at a public-excluded session of the council next week.
A controversial new 10kmh speed limit and coloured dots on Dunedin's main street are likely to be removed next week.
The Otago Regional Council plans to spend more than $20 million on staff next year as it adds scores of new workers to its ranks.
A heritage advocate has criticised the "very, very curious use of statistics" he says has led to a car park being costed as the default plan for the former Sims Engineering building in Port Chalmers.
Invercargill City Forests Ltd’s forestry estate of more than 3000ha is now on the market after the Invercargill City Council's holding company was directed to rationalise its portfolio in May last...
Two freedom camping "ambassadors'' will patrol the Waitaki district this summer camping season.
Finding family history in Oamaru just got easier.